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2 Elderly People Slump And Die After Alighting From Vehicles In Rivers (Photos)



There was panic after two elderly people slumped and died in strange circumstances at the Refinery Junction, Eleme, Rivers State on Wednesday morning, January 6, reports.

It was gathered that one of the deceased, a woman in her 60s was said to have dropped dead after disembarking from a commercial motorcycle near the Refinery Junction.


The second person, a man, who was about 70 years old reportedly slumped and died after alighting from a commercial vehicle.

The son of the man, who was contacted through his telephone was said to have arrived at the scene and with the help of other people took the corpse.


The son was quoted as saying that the deceased was at Eleme to withdraw money at a bank.

No one had come to identify the deceased woman or take her corpse away many hours after she collapsed and died.


The strange deaths have been linked to the COVID-19 second wave.

The new coronavirus strain, first observed in October/November 2020, is escalating worldwide.


Nigeria recorded 1,354 new infections on Tuesday, the highest daily figure since the start of the pandemic.


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